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The pandemic has profoundly impacted the mental health and well-being of people working in the retail and hospitality industry. Our October 2021 roundtable set out to examine some of the...
COVID-19 continues to seriously impact mental health and substance use concerns People with substance use concerns are among those most likely to report thoughts about suicide, according to our latest...
This three-part webinar series, co-hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, focuses on emerging research about the impact of legalization for a range of priority populations across...
This webinar, presented in partnership with the University of British Columbia (Okanagan) and the Rural Coordination Centre of B.C., discusses community perspectives on the unique mental health and substance use...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada On behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), I commend Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland for including budget measures to improve mental health...
From Mental Health Commission of Canada This Black Mental Health Day, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) highlights a need for greater knowledge of cannabis use and mental health...
Purpose This policy brief provides an overview of the developing issues and unique mental health and substance use challenges that COVID-19 poses for rural and remote communities. It builds on...
Moderated by Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) hosted a virtual dialogue series to identify research priorities and explore challenges and opportunities in the areas of...
After Health Canada provided funding to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) in 2018 to explore the relationship between cannabis and mental health, one of the first steps was...